Philippine leader demands review of dropped cases vs. alleged drug kingpins

Philippine leader demands review of dropped cases vs. alleged drug kingpinsPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a review of a decision by state prosecutors to dismiss complaints against several suspected drugs kingpins, amid outrage among the public and some of his allies about them walking free. A Department of Justice panel, citing weak evidence, cleared 22 suspects in a decision they made in December but was made public only on Monday in a document leaked to media. A self-confessed drug dealer was among those cleared.



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